[oe] [RFC] base_less_or_equal() for numerical value testing in OE
koen at dominion.kabel.utwente.nl
Mon Mar 5 07:56:56 CET 2007
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Richard Purdie schreef:
> On Mon, 2007-03-05 at 01:30 +0200, Paul Sokolovsky wrote:
>>>> hx4700: PACKAGE_EXTRA_ARCHS = "armv4 armv4t armv5te iwmmxt bigscreen"
>>>> h4000: PACKAGE_EXTRA_ARCHS = "armv4 armv4t armv5te iwmmxt smallscreen"
>>>> Voila, matching of actual bigsreen/smallscreen package will be done by
>>> No. Adding architectures for every machine feature is just insane.
>> Well, I understand that I raise few features at the same time, and
>> it may be a bit confusing to follow thru them, but actual topic of all
>> this - how to improve machine metadata handling in OE.
>> So, I don't speak about adding virtual arch for every machine
>> feature, but *only* for the screen size. That's the machine feature
>> which seems as possibly calling for that - as it's not uncommon to
>> supply image resources for different resolutions (i.e. these
>> smallscreen/bigscreen arch packages won't be just for app), plus image
>> resources are usually big enough to warrant placement into own
> You only ask for screen size but I can guarantee that wouldn't be the
> last request. I'm dead set against this.
Me too, since you will get something like this:
Now Marcin wants to install 'application' on his webpad and it doesn't run. Why? Because
'application_1.4.5-r5_bigscreen.ipk' secretly is ARM instead of x86.
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